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Ignacio J. Minorini Lima

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Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

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Administrative & Regulatory Law.




Mr. Minorini Lima has developed an extensive expertise in energy & regulatory law, and international and domestic arbitration proceedings. He advises and represents both local and foreign companies. In the area of energy and economic regulation, he regularly advises companies in different regulated areas such as power generation -both non-renewable and renewable-, natural gas, infrastructure, administrative contracts, public utilities -electricity and gas transmission and distribution, water and sewage systems, railways- and other regulated activities. With respect to dispute settlement procedures, Mr. Minorini Lima advises and actively represents clients in commercial and investment disputes under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICDR (AAA) arbitration rules. Prior to joining the firm, he has been a foreign associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP (New York) at its international arbitration group. He is a member of the editorial board of the IBA Arbitration News and of the Steering Committee of the IBA Arb40 within the IBA Arbitration Committee.


Spanish and English.

Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Within: Local practitioners of note (by country)

Bomchil's María Inés Corrá focuses on energy and regulatory cases; the team lost Guido Tawil who is now an arbitrator. Rivera & Asociados' managing partner Julio César Rivera is widely recognised as the 'best arbitrator in Argentina', and is 'very reliable on complex civil law issues both as counsel and arbitrator'. At Bruchou, Fernández Madero & LombardiCarlos M. Rotman represented Pan American Energy Group in  ICC arbitration proceedings relating to the breach of contract against Transportadora de Gas del Sur; Ignacio J. Minorini Lima is also highly recommended. Ricardo A Ostrower and Héctor Mairal are names to note at Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal; the latter counts Petrobras, Total Austral, GE and Assurant Argentina Compañía de Seguros as his key clients. At Estudio Alegría, Buey Fernández, Fissore y Montemerlo, founding partner Héctor Alegría is recommended for acting as counsel in international arbitration proceedings as well as sitting as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. At Abeledo Gottheil Abogados, Luis Erize and Hernán Martín Oriolo are particularly well known for energy cases. José Martínez de Hoz at Martínez de Hoz & Rueda is 'rock solid in commercial and investor-state arbitration' and is particularly experienced in energy-related cases; he recently represented YPF in a $1.6bn ICC arbitration initiated by a consortium of natural gas operators.

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